Lisa Blount dies at the age of 53 years

October 28th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Lisa Blount Los Angeles, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lisa Blount was found dead in her home on Wednesday afternoon and police say that her relatives claimed that the 53-year-old actress was suffering from a chronic illness for almost twenty years.

Relatives told the police that before her death at her home in Little Rock, the actress was complaining of not feeling well.

Blount’s mother confirmed to the police that her daughter was suffering from an ailment similar to multiple sclerosis and just days leading to her death, she complained of back and neck pains.

Police admitted that there was no sign of foul play at the scene where Blount was found. Blount is a renowned actress but it is her production skills that won her an Academy award in 2001. She picked the award with the movie, “The Accountant”.

She is however famous for her role in the 1982 movie “An Officer and a Gentleman”. Her death was confirmed by her publicist Steve Rohr who failed to reveal the cause of death.

She was born in Fayetteville some 53 years ago, the actress only moved Jacksonville when she was older and later settled at Los Angeles.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

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